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2013-2014 University Catalog 
    
2013-2014 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PS 701 - Assessment I: Psychometric Theory and Health Psychology Assessment Methods


This course provides an in-depth coverage of modern psychometric theory and test construction and validation. The course will also cover the leading individualized and clinically oriented health measurement methods. It addresses issues such as the theoretical bases for measurement, reliability, and validity of health measurement, the current status of health measurement, guidelines for developing health measurement, and specific measurement instruments for physical disability, social functioning, psychological well-being, depression, anxiety, mental status, pain, general health functioning, and quality of life. Students will also have the opportunity to have hands-on experience administering, scoring, and interpreting a health psychology instrument. The course is required of psychology graduate students and is open to other healthcare majors and professionals.
3 class hrs

Credits: 3